Senior Seminar Program

Winter Quarter 2019 Enrollment Information

Please go to the Schedule of Classes website to see enrollments. To enroll in these seminars, use the Course Pre-Authorization system to be cleared to add a seminar, then use WebReg during your enrollment time to finalize enrollment.

Please use the Virtual Advising Center, VAC to contact the advisor of the department or program offering the seminar for all non-enrollment questions.

Department of Physics

The Discovery of the Higgs Boson at CERN
PHYS 192 A00
Section ID: 964035
Sharma, Vivek (
Location: TBA
Date and Time: TBA
Meeting Dates: TBA

In this course we will first study the Large Hadron collider at CERN and the two multi-purpose detectors called CMS and ATLAS. Rest of the course will be devoted to the Higgs boson and the various methods used to discover it. Prospects of further discoveries at the Large Hadron collider will also be discussed. Prerequisites:

Department of Scripps Institution of Oceanography

SIO 192 A00
Section ID: 964040
Fenical, William (
Location: SCHOL 214
Thursdays, 12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
Meeting Dates: TBA

This is a weekly 1 hr seminar designed to introduce undergraduates to career pathways and to educate those on the pros and cons of numerous career choices. Topics include positioning for entry to graduate school, defining careers with Bachelor’s Degree credentials. Reviews of industry positions available, academic careers, employment in industry and other options will be discussed. Prerequisites: This seminar is designed for junior and senior (upper division) science majors.

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